Dec
16
Mon
Comic Aficionados – Graphic Novel and Comic Book Club @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Graphic novel and comic book club for ages 8-12 years! Read, learn, and connect with fellow enthusiasts your age.

Our new graphic novel club for ages 8-12 years will be taking a critical look at popular graphic novels by favorite authors. Read, learn, and connect with fellow enthusiasts your age.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Dec
17
Tue
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs.

Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Dec
19
Thu
Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Make new furry friends as you improve your reading skills! Trained, certified therapy dogs provide comfortable companionship to emerging readers as they earn a free library book and bookmark. Everyone welcome to read to the dogs.Then stay as the pups perform at 7 p.m.! Presented in partnership with Therapy Dogs International.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Dec
23
Mon
School’s Out – Tiny Winter Scenes @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

School’s out for the day! Create tiny winter scenes for keepsakes or gifts. Each scene is unique! We will be working with very small pieces.

Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

School’s Out – Tiny Winter Scenes @ Ladd Library
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

School’s out for the day! Create tiny winter scenes for keepsakes or gifts. Each scene is unique! We will be working with very small pieces.

Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Dec
26
Thu
School’s Out – Collage Printing @ Ladd Library
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Kids will make custom prints from an image they create and print onto cardstock to share with friends and family — make a card to send, a calling card, a trading card…

School’s out for the day! Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

School’s Out – Collage Printing @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Kids will make custom prints from an image they create and print onto cardstock to share with friends and family — make a card to send, a calling card, a trading card…

School’s out for the day! Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Dec
27
Fri
School’s Out – Candle Making @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

School’s out for the day! Drop in to make a little candle! Pick your color and scent.

Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

School’s Out – Candle Making @ Ladd Library
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

School’s out for the day! Drop in to make a little candle! Pick your color and scent.

Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jan
4
Sat
Nature Explorers @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Calling all nature explorers! Join us once a month as we explore nature through hands-on-projects and stories. Some activities will involve going outside, weather permitting.

Be sure to wear clothing that is appropriate for the weather we will be having as well as clothing that you can get messy in.

January: Animal Tracks

February: V-Day Activities: heart scavenger hunt and/or snowball fight, homemade pet toys for CVHS

March: Plants & Birds, grow a seed and/or make a bird feeder to take home